News

UNIVERSO RANKS AS THE # 1 SPANISH-LANGUAGE CABLE NETWORK AT 10PM AMONG ADULTS 18-49 WITH THE PREMIERE OF THE RIVERAS SEASON FOUR

Premiere of The Riveras Season Four Outperformed Galavision, Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia

The 15-episode Series Follows the Lives of Newlyweds - Chiquis and Lorenzo, Jacqie, Mike, Jenicka and Johnny

MIAMI – August 13, 2019 – Fueled by last Sunday’s premiere of The Riveras Season Four, UNIVERSO finished as the #1 Spanish-language cable network during the 10pm time slot among adults 18-49 and total viewers, according to Nielsen. The much-anticipated return of hit celeb-reality The Riveras, averaged 81,000 viewers among adults 18-49 and 128,000 total viewers outperforming Galavision’s Vecinos, Discovery Familia’s Todo en 90 Días and Discovery en Español’s Expedición a lo Desconocido.

The Riveras follows the children of late Regional Mexican Superstar, Jenni RiveraChiquis, Jacqie, Mike, Jenicka, Johnny and Lorenzo, the newest cast member who recently tied the knot with the eldest sibling. This new season of 15 episodes, filled with love, drama, madness and lots of life changes, finds Chiquis putting it all on the line for love, but will choosing Lorenzo mean stepping away from her siblings? No matter what, she’s ready to face the rumors and the gossip, even within her own inner circle. Jacqie is still struggling to finalize her divorce but knows it’s time to get busy moving on and that means recording music, chasing her dreams and learning to open her heart to love again, all as a single mom. Mike is literally building a life of his own, having found a home to remodel and a new career. As Chiquis and Lorenzo take time away from the family, Johnny and Jenicka are trying to grow up without the motherly advice of their big sis, but when they turn Chiquis’ house into a dorm for all their friends, can she really turn a blind eye? The Riveras are growing up but they’ll never grow apart!

The Riveras is Executive Produced by Chiquis Rivera, Irune Ariztoy for UNIVERSO, and Edward Paige and Liane Su for Blank Paige Productions the same production house that produced I love Jenni.

Source: Nielsen, NPM, 8/11/19, Live+SD, Proj (000), Rank based on A18-49 & P2+ (000) for SUN 10-11pm ET/PT daypart among UNVSO, GALA, DSE, & DFAM.

Fans can engage on social media by using the hashtag #TheRiveras and find more content about the show on:

Facebook @TheRiverasTV
Instagram @TheRiverasTV
Twitter: @NBCUNIVERSO

Viewers can catch up with “The Riveras” by binge watching on Video on Demand, www.nbcuniverso.com/NOW, and the UNIVERSO NOW app.

# # #

ABOUT UNIVERSO:
UNIVERSO is a Spanish-language entertainment cable network that brings immersive original programming and the world’s top sports franchises to more than 40 million households. As one of the most widely available cable channels for U.S. Hispanic audiences, UNIVERSO delivers a thrilling mix of original scripted series, celebreality shows, mainstream signature series, blockbuster movies and exclusive sports action – including, CONCACAF, Premier League, Confederations Cup, FIFA World Cup™, WWE and must-see live events on TV, online and mobile devices. UNIVERSO is part of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Follow us on Twitter at:

@NBCUNIVERSO

MEDIA CONTACT:
Dawn Page
305-849-8948
dawn.page@nbcuni.com